Facility managers and company leadership in many industries across the U.S. are facing an unprecedented shortage of skilled workers. In the housing industry, a lack of skilled construction labor is contributing to a housing inventory gap of an estimated...
The unforgiving cold, snow, and ice of winter can cause serious (and expensive) damage to commercial properties if you do not adequately prepare for it. Water damage, unwanted critters, rusting metal, rotting wood, cracks and holes in brick and concrete,...
We enjoy surprises in many aspects of our lives - birthday parties, a good plot twist in a movie, receiving special recognition from a coworker - but when it comes to major purchases in our lives, we don’t want...
In today’s commercial real estate world, technology plays a big part in property/facility management. Physically meeting maintenance/repair service technicians at each property, or leaving voicemails to communicate about each job or task needed to be completed at each property on...
Photo from the Chicago Sun Times Last month, a section of Chicago’s North Lakeshore Drive closed due to a “structural emergency”, which consisted of cracks and section loss on both the deck and substructure of the road. An inspection in...
The unforgiving cold, snow, and ice of winter can cause serious damage to commercial properties if you do not adequately prepare for it. Water damage, utilities out, unwanted critters, rusting metal, rotting wood, cracks and holes in brick and concrete,...
Health Care Shifts Away from the Hospital Setting Outpatient clinics are becoming more widespread than ever before as health systems are shifting health care delivery to a more cost-effective approach. Rather than directing large volumes of outpatient services through high-cost...
Amazon is making headlines in the facility cleaning industry with their new and improved housekeeping services. The e-commerce giant launched into the marketplace three years ago, but the recent change in its service model is turning heads. Amazon's Old Service...
There’s nothing wrong with taking a taxi to the airport. But is that really the best way to get there? After all, there are now apps like Lyft that will not only get you to the airport, they will...